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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Entomology Department: Deep Dive

A guide for those in the School of Integrative Biology. After using this guide, students in Entomology will be able to locate resources that are needed for their field of study.

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Professional Groups and Associations

The Entomological Society of America serves the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines. Members have access to professional development resources, yearly meetings, and academic journals.

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

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Best Databases for Research

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Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and theses are submitted to the academic department and the Graduate College and are made available through the University Library. Since 2010, all theses and dissertations are electronically deposited into IDEALS, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, the University's open repository of scholarly content.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is a comprehensive collection of citations to dissertations and theses worldwide from 1861 to the present day. Full text PDFs are available for many Ph.D. dissertations added since 1997 and some older graduate works.

To begin searching for dissertations, use the Advanced Search in our online catalog and search by author, title, subject, and department.

  • Change your search to a "Subject" search and type in "Theses"
    • NOTE: You can use the term "Dissertations," but it pulls up less consistent results
  • Add another "Subject" term for the area of study you are looking in, for example "Microbiology"
  • To search a specific time period, you can select a date range under the "Publication Date" section
  • Dissertations and Theses will show up as manuscripts, as well as books and ebooks in the catalog

For more help finding dissertations, please go to our Libguide on Dissertations and Theses.

Kelli Trei, Biology Librarian

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Biology Librarian
Biosciences Librarian: Kelli Trei, Liaison to the Schools of Life Sciences in LAS: Molecular & Cellular Biology, Integrative Biology, and the Carl R. Woese Institute of Genomic Biology

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Urbana, IL 61801


A collections manager of the insect collections in the Natural History Survey talks with students touring the facility.A collections manager of the insect collections in the Natural History Survey talks with students touring the facility.

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